Anna Navalinsky (nee Skiba), 88, of Olmsted Township, and formerly of Lorain, died Sunday, November 25, 2007 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Navalinsky was born in Saint George`s Township, Pennsylvania, on March 30, 1919 and moved to Lorain at the age of five. She had also resided in Tucson, Arizona for several years.
Survivors include a daughter, Jane Bernat (and her husband Frank) of Olmsted Township; son, Robert (and his wife Linda) Navalinsky of Lorain; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and sisters, Rose Pashkevich, Magdalene Holzhauer, and Ethel Skiba all of Lorain.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Navalinsky in 2003; parents, Michael and Rose (nee Kalafaktor) Navalinsky; brother, Paul; and sister, Mary Naymik.
Visitation will be Tuesday, November 27, 2007, from 6 to 9 P.M. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral Services will be Wednesday, November 28, 2007, at 10:30 A.M. in the funeral chapel with the Reverend Nicholas Rachford, Pastor of Saint Nicholas Byzantine Rite Catholic Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst, Township.
The family encourages memorial contributions to either Saint Nicholas Byzantine Rite Catholic Church, 2711 West 40th Street, Lorain, OH 44053, or to the American Cancer Society, 43099 North Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035.
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